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Mets Option RHP Logan Verrett To Las Vegas

Earlier today the Mets transferred infielder Wilfredo Tovar  to the 60 day disabled list to make room for newly acquired reliever Addison Reed on the 40 man roster. After Sunday’s 5-4 victory against the Boston Red Sox, the Mets optioned RHP Logan Verrett to Triple-A Las Vegas to make room for Reed on the 25 man active […]
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Cuddyer Leads Charge As Mets Defeat Sox 5-4

The Mets (72-58) defeated the Boston Red Sox (60-70) by a score of 5-4 this afternoon at Citi Field. Pitching: Noah Syndergaard got the start for the Mets this afternoon, and cruised through the first five innings, holding on to a 1-0 lead. However, in the sixth inning, Syndergaard allowed a two-out hit to Xander […]
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Mets Complete Deal For Addison Reed, Transfer Wilfredo Tovar To 60-Day DL

It’s official. The New York Mets have confirmed that they have acquired right-handed reliever Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks in return for right-handed pitching prospects Matt Koch and Miller Diaz. To make room for Reed on the 40-man roster, the Mets will transfer infielder Wilfredo Tovar to the 60-day disabled list. Reed, 26, has made 38 relief […]
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Neither Matz or Syndergaard Will Be Used In Relief

On Saturday, veteran right-hander Bartolo Colon made his first relief appearance in over four years, when he pitched three shutout innings for the Yankees against the Orioles on April 14, 2011. Colon, 42, came into the ninth with the Mets down 3-1 and worked a scoreless inning, striking out two and allowing a David Ortiz […]
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MMO Game Thread: Red Sox vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The New York Mets will try to avoid getting swept by the Boston Red Sox this afternoon at Citi Field. The Mets will send Noah Syndergaard (8-6, 3.19) to the mound on Sunday to oppose Red Sox left-hander Wade Miley (10-10, 4.51) in the series finale. First pitch is at 1:10 PM. Terry Collins is […]
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Amazin Moments: Mets Trade For Felix Millan and George Stone

I was on vacation in Japan when the Mets acquired Felix Millan in the winter of 1972. I found out about the trade – Millan and lefty pitcher George Stone from the Atlanta Braves for starting pitcher Gary Gentry and reliever Danny Frisella – via a tiny mention of it in the International Edition of […]
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Colon Pitches Ninth Inning For Mets, Syndergaard Will Not Be Used In Relief

On Saturday, veteran right-hander Bartolo Colon made his first relief appearance in over four years, when he pitched three shutout innings for the Yankees against the Orioles on April 14, 2011. Colon, 42, came into the ninth with the Mets down 3-1 and worked a scoreless inning, striking out two and allowing a David Ortiz […]
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Mets Acquire RHP Addison Reed From Diamondbacks

The Mets have acquired righthanded reliever Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks pending a physical, according to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin. Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Diamondbacks will receive right-handed pitching prospects Matt Koch and Miller Diaz from the Mets once physicals are approved. Reed, 26, has made 38 relief appearances with the […]
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Mets To Acquire RHP Addison Reed

The Mets have acquired righthanded reliever Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks pending a physical, according to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin. Reed, 26, has made 38 relief appearances with the D’Backs and has a 4.20 ERA and 1.50 WHIP with three saves and eight holds this season. He was demoted to Triple-A for a month due […]
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MMO Game Recap: Red Sox 3, Mets 1

The Mets (71-58) lost 3-1 to the Red Sox (60-69) on Saturday evening at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom pitched well for the Mets after a disastrous start his last time out. DeGrom went 6 innings, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits and 2 walks, striking out 10. The Mets got leadoff baserunners in four of […]
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Mets Claim Padres Lefty Marc Rzepczynski Off Waivers

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets claimed LHP Marc Rzepczynski off waivers from the Padres band are working on a deal to acquire him. Rzepczynski, 30, has a 4.88 ERA in 60 appearances with the Padres and Indians this season, but he has held left-handed hitters to a .257 batting average and a .650 […]
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Mets Making Progress On Acquiring A Reliever

Despite several reports that the Mets will not acquire a reliever via trade to help the team’s beleaguered bullpen, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is hearing that the Mets are making progress on acquiring a reliever. He cautions that there is no guarantee that something comes together, but that talks are tangible. On Friday […]
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MMO Game Thread: Red Sox vs Mets, 4:05 PM

The New York Mets (71-57) look to bounce back on Saturday afternoon after having their seven game winning streak snapped by the Boston Red Sox (59-69) in last night’s series opener. Getting the start for the Mets is right-hander Jacob deGrom (12-6, 2.26) who will oppose right-hander Joe Kelly (7-6, 5.18) for the Red Sox […]
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The Z Files: Three Takeaways From Mets 6-4 Loss To Red Sox

Matt Harvey left in the sixth inning with the lead but the Mets bullpen couldn’t hold the lead ending their seven game-winning streak.  The Mets were homerless for the first time in four games, once again manufactured runs and nearly winning the game with the bases loaded in the 10th inning. Here are three takeaways […]
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Travis d’Arnaud is Quietly One of the Mets’ Main Pieces

It ain’t hard to tell that the New York Metropolitans are clicking, hitting on all cylinders, or doing whatever cliché fits your taste. What was a team totally – and I mean totally – reliant on their young, dominant pitching staff prior to the July trading deadline, is now a true team, capable of dominance […]
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Matt Harvey Skips A Start, But Doesn’t Miss A Beat

Despite having pitched in 11 days, Mets right-hander Matt Harvey delivered six scoreless innings on Friday night against the Boston Red Sox. Harvey struck out eight batters in a solid 103 pitch effort and wanted to remain in the game, but manager Terry Collins thought otherwise and gave his ace the hook. “He wanted to […]
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So Close No Matter How Far…

Cuddyer draws a walk on a 3-2 count in the 10th inning. Couldn’t be much more from the heart… The only thing that kept last night from being anymore majestically epic than it was, was the Mets actually coming away with a win. But give the Mets applause for the way they almost came all […]
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MMO Game Recap: Red Sox 6, Mets 4

The Mets (71-57) were defeated by the Boston Red Sox (59-69) by a score of 6-4 tonight at Citi Field. Pitching: Matt Harvey got the start to kick off the weekend series against the BoSox, and did exactly what Mets fans are so accustomed to the dominant righty doing. Harvey pitched six strong innings, allowing […]
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MMO Game Thread: Red Sox vs Mets, 7:10 PM

After having swept a four-game series from the Phillies in Philadelphia, the New York Mets return home to Citi Field to host the Boston Red Sox for a weekend series. Matt Harvey (11-7, 2.57) opposes rookie left-hander Henry Owens (2-1, 4.50) in the 7:10 PM series opener. Harvey will make his first appearance in 11 […]
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Mets vs. Red Sox Series Preview: Who Stops The Offense?

  Coming into this series the Mets (71-56, 42-21 Home) and Red Sox (58-69, 25-37 Road) are the two hottest hitting teams in all of baseball ranking #1 and #2 respectively in runs scored this month. The Mets have scored 155 runs in that span and the Sox with 144 runs scored in August. New […]
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Conforto Is Red Hot At The Plate And Keeps Getting Better

Michael Conforto came through again for the Mets during last night’s sweep of the Phillies. He contributed with a RBI single in the 13th inning, and he finished the day going 2-for-7 with a double. Conforto now has a .273 average on the season to go along with 13 RBI and a .853 OPS in […]
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Fate Deals Nationals A Fatal Blow?

Fate may have dealt the Washington Nationals a fatal blow on Thursday night when leadoff man Denard Span went on the disabled list with inflammation in his left hip. The Nats may have beaten the Padres by a score of 4-2 last night to remain 6.5 games behind the Mets, but it was a costly […]
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The Z Files: Six Takeaways from Mets 9-5 Victory over Phillies

The New York Mets are no longer proving they are a resilient team.  They are a resilient team. As noted in yesterday’s article, the Mets are manufacturing runs in addition to their homeruns.  This is common trait in championship teams.  Although championship teams hit homeruns, more importantly they situationally hit well, moving runners over and […]
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We May Be Witnessing The Birth Of Our First Ever Mets Dynasty

It’s astonishing, every single day the Mets are finding new ways to win. It used to be the exact opposite, but now it’s pretty safe to say that these Mets are an unstoppable force. For those fans who never stopped believing and saw this coming there’s no greater reward, and for the other fans who […]
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Mets Minors: Smith Pulls Homerun, Cecchini Has Hip Injury

  Las Vegas (74-59) 2, Round Rock 0 Brandon Nimmo continued to find his name out of the lineup for the third straight game and 4 out of 5. Haven’t heard any indication from the Mets or anyone that covers them that it is injury related yet. Talked to Adam Rubin today who said he […]
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